John MacMillans Family History Archives

Descendants of Francis Tweedie...   c1780 – 1862

1. Francis Tweedie was born c1781 in Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, and died 15th Dec 1862 at Pyehills in the Parish of Ruthwell and is buried in Mouswald Cemetery, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire, Scotland... He met (1) Heline Johnston, she was born c1785 in or near to Ecclefechan... He married (2) Janet McVitie 8th Jan 1808 in Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, the daughter of James McVitie and Mary Creighton... Janet was born 16th May 1783 in Mouswald, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, and died 18th Nov 1862 at Pyehills in the Parish of Ruthwell and is buried in Mouswald Cemetery, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire, Scotland...

more about Francis Tweedie:
1805: Moved from Hightae, Lochmaben, to Pyehills, Ruthwell.
1841 Census: Panteth, Mouswald; Linen and Woollen Weaver.
1851 Census: Pyehills, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire; Wool Weaver.
1861 Census: Pyehills, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire; Wool Weaver.
Buried: In Mouswald Churchyard, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire
Cause of Death: Supposed Inflammation of the Lungs

more about Janet McVitie:
Baptism: 18th May 1783, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
1841 Census: Panteth, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
1851 Census: Pyehills, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
1861 Census: Pyehills, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
1871 Census: Pyehills, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
Burial: In Mouswald Churchyard, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire Scotland.
Cause of Death: Supposed Ulcers in the Stomach.

Child of Francis Tweedie and Heline Johnston is:

i. James Tweedie, b. 21st Feb 1805, Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; d. 15th Feb 1819, and is buried in Mouswald Old Cemetery, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire...

Children of Francis Tweedie and Janet McVitie are:

ii. John Tweedie, b. 23rd April 1808, in Mouswald, Dumfriesshire.

more about John Tweedie:
Baptism: 24th April 1808

iii. Mary Tweedie, b. 20th April 1810.

more about Mary Tweedie:
Baptism: 29th April 1810 Mouswald

iv. Jemima Tweedie, b. 10th Oct 1812, in Raffles, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; d. 8th June 1894, at Dalton Village, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; she married John MacMillan, 23rd June 1843, in Mouswald Church, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; John was born 7th Nov 1818, at Grange, Urr, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland; d. 29th Jan 1890, Dalton, Dumfriesshire, Scotland...

more about Jemima Tweedie:
Baptism: 11th Oct 1812, at Raffles, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
1841: Jemima was living with her parents in Panteth, Mouswald, aged 28.
1851: Jamesie was a farm servants wife at Panteth, Mouswald, aged 38.
1871 Census: Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. - Farm Servant's Wife.
1881 Census: Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. - Farm Servant's Wife.
1891 Census: Dalton Village, Dalton, Dumfries, Scotland. - Widow.
1901 Census: Dalton Village, Dalton, Dumfries, Scotland.
Buried: in Dalton Churchyard, Dumfriesshire, Scotland...
Jemima was also known as Jamesie or Jamsey

more about John MacMillan:
Baptism: 14th Nov 1818, Grange in the Parish of Urr, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland.
1881 Census: Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. - Farm Servant
Buried: in Dalton Parish Church, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
Cause of Death: Acute Enteritis - (18 Hours)

v. David Tweedie, b. 10th Dec 1814, in Raffles, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; d. 30th July 1870, Ruthwell, Dumfriesshire; Buried in Mouswald Cemetery, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire...

more about David Tweedie:
Baptism: 13th Dec 1814 in Raffles, Mouswald

vi. Jean Tweedie, b. 29th Jan 1817, East Raffles, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; d. 19th Dec 1893, at Mount Kedar, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire, and is buried in Mouswald Church...

more about Jean Tweedie:
Baptism: 31st Dec 1817 in East Raffles, Mouswald
1851 Census: Ruthwell, Dumfries, Scotland
1861Census: Pyehills, Mouswald, Dumfries, Scotland
1881 Census: Pyehills, Mouswald, Dumfries, Scotland

vii. Sarah Tweedie, b. 20th Nov 1819, in East Raffles, Dumfriesshire, Scotland... d. 25th Dec 1890 at Milton, Dunscore; m. James Stott, 26th Dec 1845, in Mouswald Church, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, James was born c1817 in Dunscore and died 31st Aug 1894 at Milton, Dunscore...

more about Sarah Tweedie:
Baptism: 23rd Nov 1819 in East Raffles, Mouswald
1861 Census: Milton, Dunscore
1871 Census: Milton, Dunscore

more about James Stott:
1861 Census: Milton, Dunscore: House carpenter aged 42
1871 Census: Milton, Dunscore; Master carpenter aged 52

viii. George Tweedie, b. 19th April 1822, in East Raffles, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; d. 2nd July 1894, at Mount Kedar, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; m. Ellen Irvine; on 26th Dec 1856, at Kirkpatrick Fleming; Ellen was born 27th Sept 1835 at Nutberry, Kirkpatrick Fleming; d. 22nd July 1892, at Mount Kedar, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire, Scotland...

more about George Tweedie:
Baptism: 21st April 1822 in East Raffles, Mouswald
1851 Census: Pyehills, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire; Shoemaker aged 29
1861 Census: Kirkfield, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
1871 Census: Mouswald Park, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire, Scotland

ix.Jacob Tweedie, b. c1825 in Mouswald, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; d. America

x.James Tweedie, b. c1827; d. 18th Oct 1849, Mouswald, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

This information has been gathered from various sources.  I cannot guarantee or be held responsible for the accuracy of the information shown and would welcome any additions and corrections.

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